Culinary Cinema Series

Experience Food in Film

“Dinner-and-a-Movie” Series Featuring Great Films and Great Food

It’s the perfect date-night for foodies and film-lovers! Throughout the year in CIA at Copia’s high-end movie theater, we’ll be showing highly-acclaimed films that focus on eating, cooking, and enjoying foods.

Join us as we pair film screenings, Q&As with Hollywood stars and insiders, and incredible food experiences.

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Image of the Sideways movie poster with a wine bottle.

Sideways: 20th Anniversary (2004)

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Food in Film Culinary Experience
Sideways is an award-winning film about wine, friends and all of life’s ups and downs. Directed by Alexander Payne, you can experience this iconic movie with a film screening in CIA at Copia’s state-of-the-art theater, followed by Q&A with special guests and special dinner in the Chuck Williams Culinary Arts Museum.

Culinary Experience
Santa Barbara Wine Country Dinner prepared by winemaker and chef, Frank Ostini, of Hitching Post Winery and Hitching Post 2 restaurant, featured in the film.

Image of Chef Frank Ostini cooking at a grill with fire. Frank Ostini Dinner for Sideways.


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Santa Barbara County AVA Wine Tasting

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Walk-Around Wine Tasting and Light Bites
For the First Time Ever, Discover Santa Barbara AVA wines in the heart of Napa! The CIA at Copia in Napa and The Santa Barbara Vintners are gathering over 20 unique winemakers from this elegant but down-to-earth wine growing region in one place. Enjoy tastings and light bites as you meet and greet the people who make this region a must-visit for wine enthusiasts and lovers of the Sideways movie.

Image of grass and trees at the Santa Barbara County Vineyard.

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